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Northern Arizona Healthcare Audiologist-Children's Health Center in Flagstaff, Arizona

The Audiologist is responsible for audiological evaluation and intervention of neonates, infants, children, adolescents and adults on an inpatient and outpatient basis. S/he participates in the management of the Audiology Department as well as CRS/CHC patient conferences (e.g. craniofacial team), specialty clinics (e.g. ENT, plastics), patient education, and as a team member in a multi-specialty interdisciplinary clinics. S/he may also supervise audiology technicians and student volunteers as they perform basic audiology services. This position will require age-appropriate knowledge and skills which address physical and developmental needs across the lifespan.

Care Management

  • Provides appropriate supervision to supportive personnel (PTA's, techs, students) while assuming responsibility for care of patient.

  • Attends and actively participates in patient team conferences and family conferences.

  • Determines needs for follow up outpatient therapy and makes post-discharge recommendations.

Patient Relations

  • Documents within EMR and charting accurately reflects a logical flow between data collected, action taken, and patients response to the action.

  • Plans specific measures to meet assessed learning needs and documents in patient record.

  • Recognizes and addresses patient, family, and appropriate others in the learning needs of the individual.

  • Presents information clearly and in a manner appropriate to the level of patient and family understanding.

  • Implements the treatment plan and evaluates and records the patient responses to the treatment sessions.

  • Participates in the development of individual discharge plans that are responsive to patient/family concerns.

  • Revises/updates plan based on assessment.

  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation of assessments, interventions, EMR entries, and patient responses.

Education

  • Acts as a resource person to peers within the rehabilitation department, fielding questions, mentoring, or providing educational opportunities.

  • Acts as a resource person to other departments and community, fielding questions, mentoring, or providing educational opportunities.

Patient Care

  • Reviews patient's history and appropriate data prior to initiating evaluation.

  • Evaluates and treats patients without a physician order or referral as established by Board of Medical Directors Rule.

  • Assists patients and families in planning for discharge.

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Completes charges in a timely manner and according to proper procedures.

  • Meets productivity goals according to departmental standards.

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED- Required

  • Master's Degree- Required

  • Doctorate in Audiology- Preferred

Certification & Licensures

  • BLS (American Heart Association)- Required within 90 days of hire- Required

  • Hearing Aid Dispensing License- Required

Requisition ID: 2021-9302

Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

Call Required: No

Experience: Minimum 1 year experience in area of specialty- Preferred

Certifications: Basic Life Support

Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT

Email Address: Megan.Nordvedt@nahealth.com

Shift: Days

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